Local News

FBI, local authorities investigating possible hate crime

The FBI and Lafayette area law enforcement are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual(s) responsible for the burning of a car at the Islamic Center of Lafayette.

Police looking for weekend gunman

On Friday at approximately 7:50 p.m., a disturbance was reported in the 100 block of Van Buren between several individuals.

New technique will increase oyster harvest

A new technique could change the future of oyster farming in Louisiana.

Arrest made in armed robbery

LAFAYETTE, LA --- On December 9, 2010, at approximately 3:30 am, Lafayette Police responded to an apartment complex, located at 90 North Luke Street, regarding an armed robbery.

Police conduct underage alcohol buy operation

LAFAYETTE, LA --- On December 9, 2010, Lafayette Police conducted an underage alcohol buy operation targeting convenience stores within the City of Lafayette.

"Food for Families" a success

It's been a tradition for 24 years, the annual Food Net "Food for Families" drive that took place Wednesday.

Officials looking for alleged credit card thieves

On October 21, 2010, suspects who are believed to be responsible for a car burglary in the 1000 block of Robley Drive, were taped using credit cards stolen from that incident.

Hunting accident kills 1

Law enforcement was busy over the weekend in south Louisiana. A 41-year-old Lake Charles man was killed while hunting near the town of Singer.

Louisiana Board of Regents unveils new plan

On Thursday, the Louisiana Board of Regents met to unveil a new plan to make it easier for college students to transfer from a 2-year college to a university.

Woman fights off man in her apartment

On Friday at approximately 12:15 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to an apartment complex in the 300 block of West University Avenue regarding a burglary. A 27-year-old woman entered her apartment and was attacked by a man w